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Solution uniqueness is an important property for a bargaining model. Rubinstein’s (1982) seminal 2-person alternating-offer bargaining game has a unique Subgame Perfect Equilibrium outcome. Is it possible to obtain uniqueness results in the much enlarged setting of multilateral bargaining with a characteristic function? In an exploratory effort, this paper(More)
A longstanding criticism of the core is that it is too sensitive to small changes in player numbers, as in a well known example where one extra seller (resp. buyer) causes the entire surplus to go to the buyer’s (seller’s) side. We test this example in the lab, using several different trading institutions. We find that successful collusion is relatively(More)
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